Royal Caribbean’s Wonder Of The Seas Size And Capacity


There’s been a lot of buzz about Wonder of the Seas, taking over from Symphony of the Seas to be the new biggest cruise ship in the world, it has sooooo much to do and some incredible itineraries. In this post we are going to look at Wonder Of The Seas Size And Capacity. We do love to know all the facts when choosing the right ship for our next cruise vacation.

Wonder of the Seas was launched in 2022 as the as the fifth of the the Oasis Ultra Class ships behind Symphony of the Seas which was launched in 2018. Oasis Class Ships hold between 6,771 and 6,988 passenger. However Wonder of the Seas also has a brand new suite district.

Wonder of the seas Size and capacity how big is the Worlds Biggest Cruise ship

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Wonder Of The Seas Size, How Big Is She?

Wonder of the Seas is 236,857 Gross Ton, 1,188 feet long and 210 feet wide. Gross Ton is the calculation used to measure a ship’s internal volume. Thus gross tonnage is calculated based on the volume of all of the enclosed spaces of the ship. Thus is a good measure of Wonder of the Seas overall Size.

Royal Caribbean‘s, Wonder of the Seas cruises at a speed of 22 knots. Knots, are how speed is measured at sea and equal to one nautical mile per hour. Thus, if a ship is sailing at 22 knots it is traveling as fast as a land vehicle traveling at just over 25 mph.

How big is Wonder of the Seas

Facts About Wonder Of The Seas

Wonder of the Seas has…..

  • 18 decks, 16 of those are passenger decks. The other 2 decks are service and crew deck.
  • These decks are service by 24 guest elevators
  • And a whopping 30 staircases, thats counting continuous staircases, not by each floor.
  • Wonder of the Seas has 2,867 Cabins and suites.
  • With 175 suites and a dedicated suite deck, lounge and restaurant.
  • She took just over 3 years to build at a cost of $1.35 Billion.
Royal Caribbean's Wonder Of The Seas Size

Activities You Will Find On Wonder Of The Seas

Wonder of the Seas is a currently the largest cruise ship in the world. Being the biggest cruise ship in the world means there is lots of entertainment and dining space, it’s an exciting ship with so much going on. To give you an idea, these are some of the activities you will find on board. Also check out our in-depth post on Wonder of the Seas.

  • Wonder playscape
  • 8 Neighbourhoods
  • Aquatheater
  • Carousel
  • Casino Royale
  • Conference Center
  • Flowrider
  • Jogging Track
  • Laser Tag
  • Medical Center
  • Mini Golf
  • Music Hall
  • Outdoor Movie Screen
  • Pools
  • Rock Climbing Walls
  • Royal Theater
  • Solarium
  • Sports Court
  • Studio B
  • The Perfect Storm
  • Ultimate Abyss
  • Vitality Spa & Fitness Center
  • Voom
  • Whirlpools
  • Zip Line
The Worlds Biggest Cruise Ship in 2022

What Are The Different Neighbourhoods On Wonder Of The Seas?

The neighbourhoods are dedicate spaces offering sports, dining, spa and activity options. They are well designed and have something to suite everyone.

  • Suite Neighbourhood
  • Central Park
  • Boardwalk
  • Pool and Sports Zone
  • Royal Promenade
  • Entertainment Place
  • Youth Zone
  • Vitality Spa and Fitness

What Is The Passenger Capacity Of Wonder Of The Seas

Wonder of the Seas has 2,759 Cabins and suites. Which at full capacity can hold 6,988 guests, full capacity means when every cabin is full whether its 4, 6 or 8 berth. And at double occupancy Wonder can hold 5,734 passengers.

Royal Caribbean's Wonder Of The Seas Size And Capacity

Is Wonder Of The Seas Bigger Than Symphony Of The Seas

As you can see in this comparison chart, wonder of the Seas has taken over from Symphony of the Seas but theres not much in it. Although Royal Caribbean have managed to squeeze a couple of hundred more passengers, but this will be due to an increased gross tonnage and clever planning and design of internal spaces.

ShipCrewPassengers At
Double Capacity
Passengers At
Full Capacity
Of the Seas
2,3005,7346,9881,188 ft210 ft236,857
Symphony of
the Seas
2,2005,518 6,6801,188 ft 215.5 ft228,081

Crew Ratio

There are around 2300 crew onboard Wonder of the Seas. Thus meaning the crew ratio at at full capacity is 1:3 or if sailing at double capacity that ratio goes down to 1:2.4.


Wonder of the Seas is a huge exciting ship, offering 16 decks of fun slides, water parks and activities for the whole family. Add to that the endless dining options this really is the ultimate floating resort. However with the addition of the Suite District Wonder of the Seas also offers a wonderful ship within a ship experience. It really is the perfect ship for a family cruise vacation for all ages. Also check out the deck plans on Wonder of the Seas to see her size.

Suite neighbourhood on Wonder of the Seas
Royal Caribbean Ships Sizes


  • Sarah Christie

    Sarah also writes for Mini Travellers Family Travel Blog and Extraordinary Chaos Craft and Lifestyle Blog. Both are award-winning blogs with a travel and family focus. She is married and has two boys, aged 18 and 22, who all love cruising as a family. Nothing is better than waking up every day in a new port with new and exciting things to explore. She aims to share how cruising as a family with young adults is the perfect choice for family travel. Her boys are sporty and love the activities, sports and dining options cruising offers. Sarah has worked with brands such as Walt Disney World, Mark Warner, Ikos Resort, Center Parcs, Laura Ashley, Belling and Next.

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